On The Campaign Trail

On The Campaign Trail

A Keiki to the Polls event, where voters bring their children with them to cast their ballot, is set for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku to coincide with absentee walk-in voting. The event is hosted by the Maui Women’s March and The ...

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Former Maui County Council Member Mike Victorino will be interviewed live on radio about his campaign for mayor beginning at 11 a.m. Monday on KAKU-FM 88.5, Facebook Live and MauiNeutralZone.com, according to an announcement. Jason Schwartz will host the show. Council Member Elle Cochran, who ...

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Former Maui County Council Member Mike Victorino has been endorsed for mayor by the Chamber of Maui Political Action Committee, which announced its picks of “business-friendly” candidates for the Nov. 6 general election. County Council candidates getting a nod from the chamber group were: ...

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The mayoral campaign for former Maui County Council Member Mike Victorino will team up with director-producer Brian Kohne for a screening today of the locally produced film “Kuleana,” a movie about a disabled Vietnam vet who rediscovers the Hawaiian warrior within himself. The screening ...

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An ‘Ohana Candidates event featuring mayoral candidate Elle Cochran and County Council candidate Alika Atay will be held Thursday evening at the Paia Community Center. A potluck will be held at 5:30 p.m. with the event beginning at 6:15. Cochran, who currently holds the West Maui ...

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A group called “Our Revolution Hawai‘i” has endorsed Keani Rawlins-Fernandez for the Molokai residency seat on the Maui County Council. Council Member Stacy Crivello currently holds the seat. The endorsement came because the candidate “demonstrates support for the health, safety and ...

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The Kihei Community Association will host a candidate forum and question-and-answer session for two Maui County Council races — the Kahului and Molokai residency seats — Tuesday evening at Stawasz Hall at St. Theresa Church in Kihei. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the forum will start at ...

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The Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset will host a forum Tuesday featuring Rick Nava and Tamara Paltin, both seeking the open West Maui residency seat on the Maui County Council. The event will feature West Maui issues and run from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Royal Lahaina Resort at 2780 Kekaa Drive in ...

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Maui County Council candidate Zandra Amaral Crouse will hold a complimentary “fun night” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Maui Waena Intermediate School. The candidate is seeking the South Maui residency seat held by Council Member Kelly King. According to an announcement, Amaral Crouse ...

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Maui County mayoral candidate Mike Victorino will be holding fundraising and free public events next week across the county. From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, the candidate will be holding “Mabuhay Night II” at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku. A donation of $25 is ...

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Mayoral candidate Elle Cochran will hold two fundraisers this month, according to an announcement. A brunch will feature locally sourced foods from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Pueo Farm in Kula. Tickets cost $50, and attendance is limited to 50 guests. Pueo Farm is a new Kula farm with ...

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After supporting her opponent in the Democratic primary, the Hawaii State Teachers Association is endorsing West and South Maui Sen. Roz Baker in the Nov. 6 general election. Baker faces a challenge from Green Party candidate Melissah “Mish” Shishido. In the primary election, Baker ...

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Candidate forum planned Upcountry The Kula Community Association is sponsoring a forum featuring candidates for mayor and the Maui County Council from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Kula Community Center. The forum will have separate panels for each council race and the mayor’s contest, ...

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Lahaina Rotary Club to host candidate forum Mayoral candidates Elle Cochran and Mike Victorino will be featured during a candidate a forum hosted Tuesday by the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset. The event will run from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Royal Lahaina Resort. Forum topics will be specific to ...

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Natalie “Tasha” Kama, candidate for the County Council’s Kahului residency seat, will be holding a campaign event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The event will be held at 844 Kokomo Road in Haiku, across from Colleen’s at the Cannery. There will be pupu with light ...

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Mayor Alan Arakawa will host a fundraiser next week to support his campaign to return to the Maui County Council’s Kahului residency seat. The event is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Maui Waena Intermediate School cafeteria. A suggested donation is $20. Arakawa held the Kahului council ...

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Mayoral candidate Mike Victorino will host a “Paniolo Roundup and Barbecue” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Mayor Hannibal Tavares Community Center. The event will feature food, entertainment and door prizes. A suggested donation is $15. * On the Campaign Trail is a public ...

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Maui hotel association announces endorsements The Maui Hotel & Lodging Association is backing former Maui County Council Member Mike Victorino for mayor and a group of mostly incumbents for election to public office Nov. 6. The only council incumbent not to receive an endorsement from ...

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Candidates for mayor and the East Maui County Council seat will be featured during a Kihei Community Association forum at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa Church in Kihei. Doors to the church’s Stawasz Hall will open at 6 p.m. The mayoral candidates who’ve advanced to the Nov. 6 general ...

Hotel association endorses candidates in general election

The Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association has issued its endorsements for Maui County candidates in the Nov. 6 general election. Those include former Maui County Council Member Mike Victorino for mayor and former Council Member Alice Lee for the council’s Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu residency ...